Primary Authority Advice for members - July 2021

Novel Foods, how to determine the legality of a CBD product.
21 Jul 2021

Partnership brings reassurance and security to CTA Members and their customers

The CTA is delighted to announce the confirmation of a registered Co-ordinated Primary Authority Partnership with Oxfordshire Trading Standards.
9 Jun 2021

Ten Recommendations for Government - Discussion Paper - UK Medical Cannabis and CBD Market

Released by Prof. Mike Barnes of Maple Tree Consultants and Mackrell.Solicitors
26 Apr 2021

FSA validated product list update

The FSA has published the list of validated CBD food products on sale in England and Wales
19 Apr 2021
Members only

FSA precluded from publishing Regulated Food validated authorisation lists

Following the death of the Duke of Edinburgh
12 Apr 2021

UK Home Office signals change in cannabis industry

Joint statement given by largest and most diverse representation of cannabis and hemp organisations reveals a positive outcome
2 Apr 2021

FSA Link Lists estimated release date

Meeting with the FSA on Tuesday 30th March,
1 Apr 2021

The Great British CBD Survey - product labelling

At present there is no labelling requirement in place to state whether a product contains natural, or synthetically produced CBD.
25 Mar 2021

FSA - Update to criteria of CBD products which can remain on sale from 1 April 2021

​The FSA has reiterated its advice 20 days before the announced date of 31st March.
11 Mar 2021

10 reasons businesses join a trade association

Motivation for joining a trade association varies according to the needs of the member, here are 10 benefits members have experienced:
6 Feb 2021

Trade Tariffs

When sending products out of the UK, it is vital to use the Trade Tariffs and HS (Harmonised System) Codes, more so now we have left the EU.
3 Feb 2021

Novel Food Applications

CBD businesses must submit their novel food applications in sufficient time for validation ahead of the 31 March 2021 deadline.
21 Jan 2021


​In November 2020 the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD) published an assessment of the impact of rescheduling CBPMs
12 Jan 2021

Legal Advice

The Cannabis Trades Association works very closely with Mackrell.Solicitors Cannabis Practice by obtaining legal advice and services for our members.
11 Jan 2021

Novel Foods Applications

Many suppliers have yet to submit their Novel Foods Application to the FSA Regulated Products Portal.
4 Jan 2021

New website launch for the CTA

Following a consultation and restructuring within the CTA, it was decided that the membership should have the benefit of a dedicated website.
3 Jan 2021
Members only
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